UNCSA alumni are nominated for Emmy Awards

Alumni from the schools of FilmmakingDrama, Dance, and Design & Production at the UNCSA are nominated for Emmy Awards for work on some of the most popular television programs of the year. Several others are connected to shows that received nominations in multiple categories.

Nominations for the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced virtually Tuesday July 12, 2022.

Jake Lacy (B.F.A. Drama ’08) is nominated for outstanding supporting actor in a limited or anthology series or movie for his role as Shane Patton in HBO’s “White Lotus," which received a total of 20 nominations, including outstanding limited series.

Jake Lacy in The White Lotus

Jake Lacy in "The White Lotus" / Photo: HBO

Margaret Qualley (H.S. Dance) is nominated for outstanding lead actress in a limited or anthology series or movie for her role as Alex in Netflix’s “Maid." The show was also nominated in two additional categories including outstanding writing for a limited or anthology series or movie.

Tiffany Little Canfield (B.F.A. Drama ’00) is nominated for outstanding casting for a comedy series for Hulu’s “Only Murders In The Building." The series had a total of 17 nominations including outstanding comedy series.

Tiffany Little Canfield headshot

Tiffany Little Canfield / Photo: Emma Lotter

Will Files (B.F.A. Film ’02) is nominated in two categories for Netflix’s “Stranger Things." His nominations include outstanding sound editing for a comedy or drama series (one hour) and outstanding sound mixing for a comedy or drama series (one hour), both for the "Chapter Seven: The Massacre at Hawkins Lab" episode. The show received a total of 13 nominations including outstanding drama series.

Will Files

Will Files

Michael Brake (B.F.A. Film ’97) is nominated for outstanding sound editing for a comedy or drama series (half hour) and animation for HBO’s “Barry," "starting now" episode. The show was nominated in multiple categories including outstanding comedy series.

Michael Brake

Michael Brake (right)

Akira Fukasawa (B.F.A. Film ’16) is nominated for outstanding sound mixing for a comedy or drama series (one hour) for the "Sanctified" episode of Netflix’s “Ozark." The series was nominated in 13 categories including outstanding drama series.

Jane Rizzo (B.F.A. Film ’98) is nominated for outstanding single-camera picture editing for a drama series for episode "Chiantishire" of HBO’s “Succession." The series led nominations overall, tallying up a total of 25.

Nathaniel Park (B.F.A. Film '05) is nominated for outstanding main title design for his work as lead editor as part of a team for Apple TV+'s "Pachinko."

Among the other UNCSA connections are (with information available at press time):

Cynthia Darlow (Drama class of ’70) who plays Mrs. Moskowitz in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," which was nominated in 12 categories including outstanding comedy series.

Brett Gelman (B.F.A. Drama ’99) is a regular cast member on Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” which picked up 13 nominations including outstanding drama series.

Hunter Schafer (H.S. Visual Arts ’17) plays series regular Jules in HBO’s “Euphoria,” which picked up 16 nominations including outstanding drama series.

Tim Guinee (Drama class of ’85, B.F.A. ’18) appeared in numerous episodes of Netflix’s “Inventing Anna," which is nominated for outstanding limited or anthology series. Ashley Austin Morris (B.F.A. Drama ’07), T. Oliver Reid (B.M. Music '93), Quincy Dunn-Baker (B.F.A. Drama ’05) and Freddie Lee Bennett (B.F.A. Drama ’06) also made appearances throughout the series in various roles.

Chris Parnell (B.F.A. Drama ’89) voices Jerry Smith’s character on “Rick and Morty,” which is nominated for outstanding animated program.

John W. Chapman (HS Music ’05, B.M. Music ’07) worked as the music scoring mixer for “The Simpsons." The show is nominated for outstanding animated program.

Jeremiah Cullen (B.F.A. Film ’14) works as an assistant production coordinator and Victoria Rupert (B.F.A. Film ’17) is a production assistant for Netflix’s “Ozark." The show picked up 13 nominations.

Awards in the entertainment categories will be presented Monday, Sept. 12, in a ceremony to be broadcast on NBC and streamed live on Peacock. The Creative Arts portion will take place the prior weekend, Sept. 3-4.

Contact Media Relations

Get the best news, performance and alumni stories from UNCSA.
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS

July 13, 2022